Three new approaches in the field of competitive academic debate offer ideas that could help presidential debates serve both their public purposes.
In the first debate featuring former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, scholars note the challenges facing women leaders and the diminishing power of labor unions.
Among the issues candidates will debate Tuesday night is health care – an important, yet confusing, topic for viewers. An expert simplifies, explaining where and what the candidates stand for.
Scholars say a ‘critical mass’ of representation is necessary to overcome ‘token’ status. That’s exactly what we saw at the Democratic debate in Atlanta.
Health care, immigration and trade have been hot topics during the campaign and are likely to come up during the fifth Democratic debate.
Other measures might raise as much as her proposed wealth tax, but Democratic front-runner Elizabeth Warren likes big gestures.
Sen. Warren said the filibuster stands in the way of gun reform. It does, and so much more.
Americans want government to serve them, but don’t have confidence that it actually can.
The 1929 immigration measure has become a focal point due to Trump’s crackdown on undocumented people, including families.